Three arrested in connection with break-ins

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By Stephen Lega

The Marion County Sheriff's Department arrested three people in connection with break-ins April 13 at the Hart Mart in Gravel Switch, the St. Joe Grocery and the Fivestar Foodmart on Springfield Highway.

Lisa Cox, Ricky Garrett and Jamie Hunt were arrested on charges of attempted burglary.

The Lebanon Police received a report of an alarm at Hart Mart April 13. A sheriff's deputy arrived to find a window had been broken and several items had been taken. That night, damage occurred at the St. Joe Grocery and the Fivestar where a person or persons had attempted to enter the buildings, according to the sheriff's department.

Cox, Garrett and Hunt were being held at the Marion County Detention Center.